Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company

1889 - 1939

 
 
Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2010
1. Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company Marker
Inscription.
This plaque is dedicated in memory of A. H. Rogers the founder, and the employees of the former S.W. Mo. Elec. Ry. Co., which was headquartered in Webb City, operating over a 94 mile system serving the Tri-State Mining Field from 1889 to 1939.

March 1, 1982
 
Erected 1982 by Former Employees, Their Families and Citizens and Businessmen of the Area.
 
Location. 37° 8.403′ N, 94° 27.806′ W. Marker is in Webb City, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker can be reached from Tracy Street near Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in King Jack Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 555 South Main Street, Webb City MO 64870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Webb City (within shouting distance of this marker); Prosperity Junction Station and Street Car #60 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kneeling Miner (within shouting distance of this marker); Number 1 Gun (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Military Order of The Purple Heart (approx. 0.2 miles away); Webb City Veterans Memorial
Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2010
2. Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company Marker
With company-related former building artwork flanking the marker.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial of Timeless Honor (approx. 1.2 miles away); Joplin (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Webb City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company Route Map. (Submitted on October 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Webb City, Missouri. (Submitted on October 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Webb City, Missouri. (Submitted on October 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company. (Submitted on October 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars
 
Former Prosperity Junction Station image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2010
3. Former Prosperity Junction Station
Home of the Chamber of Commerce in King Jack Park.
Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2010
4. Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company Detail
From former railway company building.
Former Prosperity Junction Station (now Chamber of Commerce) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2010
5. Former Prosperity Junction Station (now Chamber of Commerce)
Barn in background houses a restored interurban car. Looking east from near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,054 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement